News: 2022

September

Rising Stars in Soft and Biological Matter Symposium, Oct. 6-7

September 13, 2022


April

New PREM seed with Xavier University of Louisiana

April 12, 2022

Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA), in partnership with the University of Chicago MRSEC, was recently awarded a PREM seed by the National Science Foundation. This award will enable XULA to increase recruitment, retention, and degree attainment and at the same time support excellent research and education at both instituions.


Savannah Gowen wins Science Slam Competition involving all 19 MRSEC Centers

April 12, 2022


Machine learning active nematic hydrodynamics​

April 12, 2022

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Extremely anisotropic van der Waals thermal conductors

April 11, 2022

Random twists between layers of crystalline sheets block heat going through the layers, but still maintain good heat flow along the sheets. Researchers measure an astonishing factor of 900 in the difference in heat flow.


Sculpting and Predicting Flows in Active Nematics

April 11, 2022


Multi qubit entaglement in a Quantum Network

April 11, 2022


Strong electronic coupling of nanocrystal arrays

April 11, 2022


Physics and Contemporary Architecture

April 11, 2022


Trainable Shear Memory in dense suspensions of microparticles activated by e-field or UV light

April 11, 2022

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Five second coherence of a single spin

April 10, 2022


Trained interactions can discriminate concentration patterns across nearly 1,000 molecules

April 9, 2022

Trained binding interactions can assemble multiple distinct structures from a soup of molecules through distinct nucleation pathways.